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Royal Scottish Geographical Society reference collection

  • GB 249 SC RSGS reference
  • Collection
  • 1813-2008

This collection forms part of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society collection which is held in the main library. This component of the collection contains the rare and valuable items not available for borrowing.The collection includes works on ...

Royal Scottish Geographical Society

Rare Books collection

  • GB 249 SC Rare
  • Collection
  • 1601-2011

Collection of books printed before 1840 transferred from main library stock. Also includes later special material such as first editions, limited editions, vulnerable plates and fine bindings.

University of Strathclyde | Library

Robertson collection

  • GB 249 SC Robertson
  • Collection
  • 1678 to date

Collection of material on the history and description of Glasgow, industrial archaeology in the West of Scotland, Scottish topography and travel history. Also includes a collection of ephemera, notes and articles.

Robertson, John, 1912-1990, local government officer and researcher

Scottish Hotel School collection

  • GB 249 SC SHS
  • Collection
  • 1776-2000

Collection of books originally part of the reference library at the Scottish Hotel School. The collection is made up of two components:The Scottish Hotel School antiquarian collection comprising over 200 books on cookery dating mostly from 1776 to...

Scottish Hotel School

Scottish Mountaineering Club library

  • GB 249 SC SMC
  • Collection
  • 1707 to date

Collection of books, journals, maps and yearbooks. Also SMC library register (1 volume) recording books borrowed from the collection from 1935-2007.It includes historical and current publications by the Scottish Mountaineering Club and Scottish Mo...

Scottish Mountaineering Club

Strathclyde collection

  • GB 249 SC Strathclyde
  • Collection
  • 1799 to date

The Strathclyde collection comprises printed or published material by or about the University of Strathclyde and its staff. There are three components to the collection:Strathclyde staff collection comprising publications by members of staff of th...

University of Strathclyde | Library

Young Collection

  • GB 249 SC Young
  • Collection
  • 1447-1862

Collection of books and manuscripts on alchemy and early science dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Mainly German and Latin texts, the collection includes one incunabulum dating from 1495 and one manuscript dated 1447.

Young, James, 1811-1883, chemist

Scottish Oral History Centre Archive

  • GB 249 SOHC
  • Collection
  • c. 1981 - present

The Scottish Oral History Centre Archive is an extensive collection of oral history recordings focussing on the history of work, occupational health and the social impact of de-industrialisation. Most of the recordings originate from projects carr...

University of Strathclyde | Scottish Oral History Centre

Conversations with workers at the former Linwood car plant

  • GB 249 SOHC 1
  • Collection
  • Original recordings, 1981-1985

A series of interviews with former employees at the motor manufacturing complex at Linwood, Renfrewshire, which closed in May 1981 after an extended series of industrial disputes and economic downturn in the UK car manufacturing industry. Several ...

Lockyer, Clifford, b. 1946, economist

Conversation with Cordelia Oliver

  • GB 249 SOHC 10
  • File
  • 3 May 2005

Unidentified male interviewer (possibly Neil Rafeek) in conversation with Cordelia Oliver, Glasgow, 3 May 2005.sound recording (1h 33m 21s) and transcript

Oliver, Cordelia, 1923-2009, journalist, painter and art critic

Conversation with Jim Scullion

  • GB 249 SOHC 11
  • File
  • 9 February 1999, 1916

Unidentified female interviewer in conversation with sports illustrator and social worker Jim Scullion of Coatbridge.sound recording (0h 52m 48s)

Scullion, James, b. 1954, sports illustrator

Glasgow dock workers oral history project

  • GB 249 SOHC 18
  • Collection
  • 2009

Oral history project, conducted in 2009 by David Walker of the Scottish Oral History Centre at the University of Strathclyde on behalf of Glasgow Museums, interviewing those who had earned their living working at Glasgow’s docks. A total of 1...

University of Strathclyde | Scottish Oral History Centre

Singer strike, 1911

  • GB 249 SOHC 2
  • Collection
  • Original recordings, 1988

Conversations between members of Glasgow Labour History Workshop and former Singer employees, discussing working conditions and the strike at the Singer sewing machine plant in Clydebank, Scotland, March / April 1911.Clydeside industrialists began...

University of Strathclyde | Scottish Oral History Centre

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